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Bebop Spoken There

Mark Turner: "Practice should never be mindless or careless. You will sound like that on the gig!" - (DownBeat May 2021)

Archive quotes.

The Things They Say!

Hudson Music: Lance's "Bebop Spoken Here" is one of the heaviest and most influential jazz blogs in the UK.

Rupert Burley (Dynamic Agency): "BSH just goes from strength to strength".

'606' Club: "A toast to Lance Liddle of the terrific jazz blog 'Bebop Spoken Here'"

The Strictly Smokin' Big Band included Be Bop Spoken Here (sic) in their 5 Favourite Jazz Blogs.

Postage

13,204 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 13 years ago. 623 of them this year alone and, so far, 31 this month (May 8).

2021 APPJAG (All Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group)

Coming soon ...



May 6: Vieux Carré Jazzmen at The Holystone. (CANCELLED!).

May 13: Vieux Carré Jazzmen at The Holystone (weather permitting).
May 20 Maine Street Jazzmen are back at Sunniside Social Club.
May 23: Vieux Carré Hot Four are back at The Spanish City.

June 21: Jazz in the Afternoon are back at Cullercoats Crescent Club. (Revised date).
June 23: Vieux Carré Jazzmen are back at Cullercoats Crescent Club. (Revised date).

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Sweet Thursday - The Choice is Yours

Next Thursday (Oct. 18) offers an embarrassment of riches - it's the 3 bus syndrome once again.
SSBB at J's and B's in Fenham. A new venue for this amazing big band and one that deserves the support of all big band fans - I mean just the idea of listening to a big band and drinking beer in a church brings out my irreverent side.

However, for those who think it's sacrilege, there's a 'Fresher's Jam' at Bar Loco on Leazes Park Rd. with members of NUJO. Those who heard the young students at the Dun Cow on Wednesday will tell you that the standard is high.



If you lean towards the more contemporary end of the spectrum then JNE present the Olie Brice Quintet at the Jazz Café. Mike Fletcher (alto sax); George Crowley (tenor sax); Alex Bonney (cornet); Olie Brice (bass); Jeff Williams (drums).


Lance.

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